Tag: Superstitions

  • In Search of Ghosts

    In Search of Ghosts

    I went in search of a ghost story. A story as familiar to me as that of Esther or Ruth; stories which have been repeated to me since before I knew how to read myself. I can't remember the first time I heard the story[..]
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  • Hemingway’s Superstitions

    Hemingway’s Superstitions

      [caption id="attachment_4645" align="aligncenter" width="836"] Hemingway[/caption]   Hemingway's love of cats is well-documented. It is said that he had nearly 60 cats at Finca, his Cuban home. Visit Key West and you are likely to encounter some of the six-toed descendants of Hemingway's cats. The[..]
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  • Who My People Are

    Who My People Are

      My people are a superstitious bunch. We don't walk behind rocking chairs. We don't iron on Sundays. Lord, God forgive us quick if we break a mirror. Who can afford seven years of bad luck? My people know that if your nose is itching,[..]
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